• June 25, 2022
IoT by the numbers

Live from IBM InterConnect 2016: Cognitive IoT–The New Leadership Agenda

By now, you’ve surely heard all about the Internet of Things (IoT), and how it will change the way we interact with the world around us. You’ve also probably heard about the new world of cognitive computing, as exemplified by IBM’s Watson technology. But are you truly ready for the ways that these two things […]

IBM Watson

Live from IBM Insight2015: Whither Watson?

IBM’s Watson has been on my radar for quite a while now.  For long I have been quite confused as to what Watson actually is. It appeared to be a strange multi-shaped thing with a varying definition, depending of how you looked at it. The example application and services were sometimes quite exotic; I still have a […]

Live from IBM Insight2015: Where will the Cognitive Era take us?

If you’ve been following along with the happenings at IBM Insight 2015 (#ibminsight), you may have heard some of the amazing news surrounding the continued advancement of Watson and how this technology is bringing us into the Cognitive Era. So what does this mean for you and me? Think about all of the decisions that you […]

General Session Day 1

Live from IBM InterConnect: A new way to think

IBM InterConnect 2015 officially got underway this morning with the opening general session at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Hosted by IBM Senior Vice President Robert LeBlanc, the 90-minute session featured interviews with executives from some of the world’s best-known organizations–including Citigroup, the Mayo Clinic, Airbus, and MD Anderson–who are relying on IBM to […]

What ever happened to computer chess?

Both chess and computer programming are two subjects that have been important to me for many years. Why is it that the subject of computer chess is not very popular these days? Have we gotten blasé about the subject since the defeat of the then World Champion Gary Kasparov by Deep Blue in May 1997? […]